James Patton Interview

Interviewee

James G. Patton

Interviewer

Donald E. Spritzer

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Description

James Patton talks about his role as former president of the National Farmers' Union. He discusses his relationship with Senator James E. Murray and the role the Farmers' Union played in the Employment Act of 1946. He also describes the union’s involvement with the Missouri Valley Authority and its sponsorship of congressional bills supporting national health insurance.

Type

Book

Subjects

Murray, James E. (James Edward), 1876-1961; National Farmers' Union; United States Employment Act of 1946; Statesmen United States Biography; Full employment policies, United States; Regional planning, United States; Insurance, Health Law and legislation

Original Date

4-20-1978

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Oral History Interviews about James Murray Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 031-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (14 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:38:29 minutes

Local Filename

OH_031_001.mp3; OH_031_001.pdf

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